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Corn syrup vs. Skor bar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Corn syrup and Skor bar

  • Corn syrup is higher in Selenium, yet Skor bar is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin K, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Skor bar covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 94% more than Corn syrup.
  • The amount of Sodium in Corn syrup is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Syrups, corn, dark and Candies, HERSHEY'S SKOR Toffee Bar.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -51.1%
Contains more Copper +32.5%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +454.5%
Contains more Potassium +247.7%
Contains more Zinc +325%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5.4% 14% 5.7% 4.7% 3.9% 20% 1.1% 18% 13% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 21% 7.1% 26% 14% 41% 4.6% 13% 0% 0%
Contains less Sodium -51.1%
Contains more Copper +32.5%
Contains more Manganese +∞%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +454.5%
Contains more Potassium +247.7%
Contains more Zinc +325%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Choline +329%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 2.8% 2.1% 0.38% 1.4% 2.1% 0% 0% 7.3% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 12% 3% 1.7% 5% 23% 2.4% 2.4% 5.1% 1.5% 26% 1.7% 22%
Contains more Choline +329%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +21.7%
Contains more Water +1301.9%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +200%
78% 22%
Protein: 0 g
Fats: 0 g
Carbs: 77.59 g
Water: 22.01 g
Other: 0.4 g
3% 30% 64%
Protein: 3.13 g
Fats: 30.37 g
Carbs: 63.73 g
Water: 1.57 g
Other: 1.2 g
Contains more Carbs +21.7%
Contains more Water +1301.9%
Contains more Protein +∞%
Contains more Fats +∞%
Contains more Other +200%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Corn syrup Skor bar
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corn syrup Skor bar Opinion
Net carbs 77.59g 62.43g Corn syrup
Protein 0g 3.13g Skor bar
Fats 0g 30.37g Skor bar
Carbs 77.59g 63.73g Corn syrup
Calories 286kcal 541kcal Skor bar
Sugar 77.59g 59.89g Skor bar
Fiber 0g 1.3g Skor bar
Calcium 18mg 30mg Skor bar
Iron 0.37mg 0.57mg Skor bar
Magnesium 8mg 10mg Skor bar
Phosphorus 11mg 61mg Skor bar
Potassium 44mg 153mg Skor bar
Sodium 155mg 317mg Corn syrup
Zinc 0.04mg 0.17mg Skor bar
Copper 0.053mg 0.04mg Corn syrup
Manganese 0.1mg 0mg Corn syrup
Selenium 2.9µg 0µg Corn syrup
Vitamin A 0IU 204IU Skor bar
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 61µg Skor bar
Vitamin E 0mg 0.58mg Skor bar
Vitamin D 0IU 3IU Skor bar
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Skor bar
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Skor bar
Vitamin B1 0.011mg 0.02mg Skor bar
Vitamin B2 0.009mg 0.1mg Skor bar
Vitamin B3 0.02mg 0.13mg Skor bar
Vitamin B5 0.023mg 0.04mg Skor bar
Vitamin B6 0.009mg 0.022mg Skor bar
Folate 0µg 2µg Skor bar
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.21µg Skor bar
Choline 13.3mg 3.1mg Corn syrup
Vitamin K 0µg 8.6µg Skor bar
Cholesterol 0mg 53mg Corn syrup
Saturated Fat 0g 18.78g Corn syrup
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 9.714g Skor bar
Polyunsaturated fat 0g 1.191g Skor bar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Corn syrup Skor bar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
1%
Corn syrup
9%
Skor bar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Corn syrup
14%
Skor bar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Skor bar
Skor bar is lower in Sugar (difference - 17.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Skor bar
Skor bar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 90)
Which food is cheaper?
Skor bar
Skor bar is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Skor bar
Skor bar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Skor bar
Skor bar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup contains less Sodium (difference - 162mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corn syrup
Corn syrup is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.78g)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Corn syrup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168836/nutrients
  2. Skor bar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168757/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.